townland
An Fhaill Dubh
genitive: na Faille Duibhe
validated name
(Irish)
Foilduff
(English)

Glossary

aill, faill
English cliff
dubh, dú-, duí-
English black

Centrepoint

52.7284, -8.22366 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

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1. Foildarg An Fhaill Dhearg (Kilnaman. Upr., P.Doon): Dhearag pl
Nóta
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2. Foildarrig (L109)
Nóta
1654
Ayleduff
CS II Leathanach: 196
1654
Ayleduffe
CS II Leathanach: 171, 197
1657
Aylduff
DS
1657
Aylduffe
DS (P)
c.1660
Ayleduffe
BSD (TÁ) Leathanach: 211
1665-1666
Fallduff
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 40
1666
Aylduffe
ASE Leathanach: 75:9
1666-1667
Fallduffe
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 169
1685
Aylduffe
Hib. Del.
1722
Aleduffe
CGn. Leathanach: 37.92.21498
1840
Foilduff, Foilduff Jackson
BS:AL
1840
Faill ..bh
Glanta:AL
1840
Faill dubh, `black slope or declivity'
OD:AL
1989
ˌfəilˈdof
Áit.
1989
ˌfəilˈduv
Áit.

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